Follow NPR's live annotation of Trump's address on Afghanistan
Monday at 6pm Pacific Time, KALW will broadcast NPR's special coverage of President Trump's address on "the path forward" in Afghanistan. Follow fact-checks and real-time analysis from NPR journalists here.
Senior U.S. officials tell NPR that the president is expected to order about 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. The decision follows months of deliberation within the Trump Administration, involving top military commanders, political advisers and even enlisted veterans of the nearly 16-year war. NPR journalists from across the newsroom are offering context and analysis about President Trump's remarks.